Los Angeles installation public art artist Aphidoidea
I-Cups II  Synthetic Landscape

Phantom Galleries 2009

Long Beach, CA

CONCEPT

To further study the user-object interaction; the I-cup installation was reconfigured and mechanically animated as part of the Phantom Galleries (an organization that transforms vacant storefront into temporary public art galleries) in Long Beach. The Icup installation, created a unique relationship between the community and the cups. As pedestrian walking by had a direct interaction with the installation as he or she was able to activate its movement, via sensor, by simply standing in front of the glass. Its harmonic motion creates a vast array of soft-scapes that are generated by a rotating crankshaft.